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London Property Market

As the marketing and communications team at Kinleigh Folkard & Hayward's head office, our aim is to keep you updated and informed where the London property market is concerned. In addition, we'll bring you tips on navigating current issues and trends in the market when buying, selling, letting and renting to ensure that whatever field you're interested in, you'll be completely informed.

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The premium for living in a London village

In house team

Research that we’ve recently compiled with Zoopla reveals that living in or near to a village in London can typically command a premium in the region of 51%. Having analysed more than 24 village areas across London, we found that on average …

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92% of buyers at KFH benefit from Stamp Duty restructure

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Until 1997, the stamp duty system was very simple, with a charge of 1% for all properties sold over £60,000. After 1997 the ‘slab’ system was introduced, where properties are taxed at different rates depending on their value. …

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Property values in the Capital continue to rise

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We'll soon be finding out which party, or parties will be elected to form our new government. It’s not unusual for an election year to distort levels of activity within the housing market, and indeed, 2015 has so far seen the usual slowing …

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Taxing high value homes

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If Labour is elected on Thursday 7 May, their mansion tax proposal will see an annual charge levied on homes worth over £2 million, and while it is expected to apply to just 0.5% of UK homes, the majority of these are located within London. Labour …

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The election party promises

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Housing is one of the biggest issues facing the UK, but in London, it’s the biggest issue bar none. Record high housing demand and an under supply of homes has delivered a new, all time high in the price of property coming to market. In the …

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